Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 32 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 28 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.93% 3.78% 7.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.72% 6.73% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 28
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £34,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £46,250 £45,375
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% +6.67%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 158 104 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 56.03% 56.22% 70.67%
Number of salaries quoted 152 94 264
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,575 £25,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,750 £57,975
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Chester over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
2 14 (50.00%) RESTful
3 13 (46.43%) .NET
4 12 (42.86%) VMS
4 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (42.86%) MCSD
4 12 (42.86%) C#
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) Python
4 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 12 (42.86%) Azure
4 12 (42.86%) AWS
4 12 (42.86%) Process Improvement
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Sitecore
4 12 (42.86%) DevOps
4 12 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 12 (42.86%) API Integration
5 11 (39.29%) Laravel
6 10 (35.71%) MySQL
7 9 (32.14%) LAMP
7 9 (32.14%) Marketing
7 9 (32.14%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (28.57%) MVC
8 8 (28.57%) OOP
8 8 (28.57%) OO
9 7 (25.00%) Refactoring

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) AWS
1 12 (42.86%) Azure
2 4 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) GitLab
3 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.57%) Grunt
3 1 (3.57%) gulp
General
1 9 (32.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Development Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Agile .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Development Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Development Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Digital Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Lead .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Lead Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Agile Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Magento Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) CSS
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
1 14 (50.00%) RESTful
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 11 (39.29%) Laravel
4 9 (32.14%) LAMP
4 9 (32.14%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) Symfony
6 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) Sass
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) VMS
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) API Integration
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps
1 12 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 12 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) OO
2 8 (28.57%) OOP
3 7 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.14%) Global Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) API Design
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Fintech
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) Python
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) MCSD
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 12 (42.86%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.57%) Marketo
2 1 (3.57%) Pardot
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) Zend